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Ashrawi: `Netanyahu more committed to settlement expansion than to peace`Ma`an News Agency - "Netanyahu’s speech in which he declared that the illegal settlements will not be removed attests to his intransigence and willful refusal to abide by international law and conventions, standing UN resolutions, and global consensus,” Ashrawi said, calling Netanyahu arrogant and accusing him “turning such international norms into a mockery.” ca29/9/2017
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You are here UN takes first step to end Israel’s impunityAli Abunimah - Electronic Intifada "On Wednesday, Israel’s Haaretz newspaper reported that the UN’s human rights office began sending letters to some 150 companies around the world warning them that they may be added to a database of firms doing business with Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem." ca29/9/2017
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Moving the Goalposts: Delaying Palestinian Football JusticeReports - ISM - "FIFA President Gianni Infantino says that a decision on Israeli settlement clubs is coming in October 2017." - id27/9/2017
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Right outraged as Supreme Court, MKs snub Judea and Samaria, Golan jubilee Lahav Harkov - Jerusalem Post - The Supreme Court and lawmakers from the Zionist Union and most of Yesh Atid do not plan to attend the official ceremony honoring 50 years of settlements in Judea, Samaria, the Jordan Valley and the Golan on Wednesday in Kfar Etzion settlement. Opposition leader Isaac Herzog and Labor leader Avi Gabbay were denied the opportunity to speak there, as first reported by Channel 1. [bz]26/9/2017
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IDF Guard Post Placed in Area A to Protect Settlers Driving Illegally Through a Palestinian AreaPeace Now - Several weeks ago, the army placed a pillbox in the heart of the Palestinian village of Khursa, aimed at protecting vehicles of the Negohot settlers, who drive through the village. Khursa is defined as "Area A" where the army is not supposed to post soldiers and where Israeli citizens are (officially, at least) forbidden to enter by the army. But the settlers ignore the army`s order and take a shortcut through Khursa. Rather than enforce its order, the army now posted soldiers to safeguard the settlers. The settlements of Negohot itself was established illegally in 1999 - but rather than evict the settlers, the governemtn eventually granted them "retroactive legality". [ak]26/9/2017
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Israeli settlers torch olive trees after illegal outpost evacuated south of NablusMa’an News Agency - "Israeli settlers site fire to a grove of olive trees on privately-owned Palestinian land in the northern occupied West Bank on Sunday morning, shortly after Israeli forces evacuated an illegal settlement outpost in the area, according to an Israeli NGO" [ry]25/9/2017
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WATCH: Settler attacks left-wing activist, breaks his arm
Guess who was detained and taken in for questioning
Yael Marom - +972 - One of them attacked Ta’ayush activist Guy Butavia, hitting him in his chest with his weapon and pushing him to the ground. Butavia was treated by an IDF medic on the scene before being taken to a hospital. “I went to Carmel after more than two weeks of endless stone throwing on a nightly basis at Umm al-Kheir,” Butavia says. “Right after we entered the settlement the soldiers arrived and tried to block us. They did not present us with a closed military zone order, so we continued walking. Suddenly the armed settlers from Carmel appeared. They treated us as if we were ‘terrorists.’ [bz] 19/9/2017
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Palestinian landowners push to halt settlement buildingRania Zabaneh - Aljazeera - "They have been planting barley, chickpeas and sesame on it for generations. But over the last couple of decades, more than 90 percent of their land has been taken over by Israel.Now, they struggle to access the little land that remains because of the illegal Israeli settlements and outposts that dot the area." - id 15/9/2017
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Why is Human Rights Watch urging engagement with Israel’s banks?Ali Abunimah - Rights and Accountability - EI - "Israeli banks claim that Israel’s laws require them to be involved in the colonization of occupied Palestinian – and Syrian – land in violation of international law." - id13/9/2017
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Israel to Destroy Sole Water Source of Nablus Area VillageIMEMC - "Ghassan Daghles, monitoring Israeli settlement activity in the north of the West Bank, said that forces handed residents notices informing them of their intention to remove the pipeline; the sole source of water for that area." - id 6/9/2017
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Every night, settlers harass the Umm al-Kheir villagers Li Lorian - Ta’ayush - In these hot summer nights, people often sleep outside. For the villagers of Umm al-Kheir in the South Hebron Hills, this has become a rather dangerous practice. In the past five nights, every hour on the hour a large stone is lobbed at the village from the nearby Israeli settlement of Carmel, with the sole aim of depriving the villagers of their sleep. Last night Ta’ayush activists spent the night with the people of Umm al-Kheir. When we called the police after the first stone was thrown, we were told they would call us back. They didn’t. [ak]5/9/2017
Israel delays evacuation of settlers from Palestinian-owned home in HebronMa`an - The Israeli Supreme Court has ordered to delay the evacuation based on an appeal submitted by the settlers. The appeal is based on the same erroneous ownership claims to the property that have already been debunked in previous legal proceedings. [bz]5/9/2017
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